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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Colorado County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 15,910 100.0     Households 7,624 100.0
In labor force 9,194 57.8   Less than $10,000 1,083 14.2
     Civilian labor force 9,194 57.8   $10,000 to $14,999 753 9.9
          Employed 8,721 54.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,153 15.1
          Unemployed 473 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,061 13.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,161 15.2
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,398 18.3
Not in labor force 6,716 42.2   $75,000 to $99,999 525 6.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 277 3.6
   Females 16 years and over 8,278 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 88 1.2
In labor force 4,078 49.3   $200,000 or more 125 1.6
     Civilian labor force 4,078 49.3   Median household income (dollars) 32,425 (X)
          Employed 3,798 45.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,339 100.0   With earnings 5,579 73.2
All parents in family in labor force 830 62.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,159 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,699 35.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,872 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,579 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 419 5.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,434 75.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,806 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,348 15.7   With public assistance income 243 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 42 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,573 (X)
Walked 328 3.8   With retirement income 1,057 13.9
Other means 118 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,842 (X)
Worked at home 309 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.2 (X)        
          Families 5,385 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,721 100.0   Less than $10,000 412 7.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 395 7.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,321 26.6   $15,000 to $24,999 721 13.4
Service occupations 1,501 17.2   $25,000 to $34,999 772 14.3
Sales and office occupations 1,862 21.4    $35,000 to $49,999 943 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 243 2.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,223 22.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,069 12.3   $75,000 to $99,999 476 8.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,725 19.8   $100,000 to $149,999 230 4.3
        150,000 to $199,999 88 1.6
        $200,000 or more 125 2.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,388 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 908 10.4   Per capita income (dollars) 16,910 (X)
Construction 724 8.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,187 13.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,063 (X)
Wholesale trade 391 4.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,014 (X)
Retail trade 1,081 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 498 5.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 32 0.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 303 3.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 448 5.1     Families 660 12.3
Educational, health and social services 1,812 20.8   With related children under 18 years 449 17.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 557 6.4        With related children under 5 years 192 20.6
Other services (except public administration) 494 5.7        
Public administration 286 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 282 37.1
        With related children under 18 years 215 45.8
             With related children under 5 years 112 55.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,171 16.2
Private wage and salary workers 6,420 73.6   18 years and over 2,071 14.4
Government workers 1,098 12.6        65 years and over 557 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,114 12.8   Related children under 18 years 1,071 21.0
Unpaid family workers 89 1.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 794 20.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 833 30.0
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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